BrainPOP Presents Basketball

July 26, 2012

Categories: BrainPOP Social Studies
  Just in time for the summer olympics, check out BrainPOP's new movie about basketball.  Join Tim and Moby for a journey through the history, the rules and the vocabulary involved in one of ...

STEM Teacher Corps Announced

July 25, 2012

Last week, President Obama announced plans for a national corps group to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas.  Recognizing the ...

Federal Funds and Economics Lesson Plan: The Fed Chairman Game

July 17, 2012

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this Economics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an economic simulation to explore the influence of the Fed on the United States' economy....

Symbolism and Themes Lesson Plan: The Lord of the Flies Game

July 17, 2012

  In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online interactive game) to explore the symbolism and themes of William Golding's novel "Lor...

Heckscher-Ohlin Theory Economic Lesson Plan: The Trade Ruler Game

July 15, 2012

In this economics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how a country can gain from trade according to the Heckscher-Ohlin theory....

Art in Nature Lesson Plan: Impressionism and Landscape Painting

July 15, 2012

Categories: Art Lesson Plan
In this two-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students learn about Impressionism and view work by artists such as Monet and Pissarro. Through BrainPOP videos and interactive activiti...

Test Preparation Lesson Plan: Self-Assessment and Reflection

July 13, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources for test preparation, reflecting on their progress and areas of strength and weakness. Students then review key...

The Columbian Exchange Lesson Plan: Cause and Effect

June 28, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the reasons Columbus set sail for the New World. Students then investigate the effects that the "disc...

Listening and Speaking Skills Lesson Plan: Using the BrainPOP Featured Movie

June 28, 2012

In this collection of presentation skills lesson ideas, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to develop listening, speaking, and research skills. Eac...

Video Games Lesson Plan: Take the STEM Challenge!

June 28, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in both education and career opt...